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The Aspen Institute Names Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for the 2025 Aspen Prize

-Editorial The Aspen Institute named the 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among two-year colleges. The institutions selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as …

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Legal Advice Available for Undocumented Students in California

-Editorial As the decade-long legal battle over the DREAM Act and legal protection for California’s undocumented population continues, Find Your Ally (findyourally.com) offers legal lifelines for some 50,000-70,000 undocumented community college students. Find Your Ally –offered through the Higher Education Legal Services Project – is an unprecedented state-funded effort to …

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Imperial County Sheriff Celebrates Promotion of Key Staff

-Editorial The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized and promoted a group of exemplary individuals who have demonstrated leadership and dedication to their duties. Under the support of Sheriff Fred Miramontes, these deserving individuals were sworn in for their new positions, marking a significant milestone in their careers. “It’s very …

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California High Temperatures Are Here to Stay

-Editorial California is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but recent years have seen a rise in extreme heat events that have left many residents concerned. Most of California got a reprieve from extreme heat but experts say it won’t last — extreme heat is here to stay. What works best …

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Biden Requests $310 Million for Border Sewage Treatment Repair

-Editorial President Joe Biden has included a crucial $310 million allocation in his emergency supplemental funding request to rehabilitate and expand the South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant. This initiative addresses the pressing issue of cross-border wastewater pollution in the Tijuana River Valley, a matter of great concern. Last month, …

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